Re: [71attendees] Network and Terminal Room Info

Ben Campbell <ben@nostrum.com> Tue, 11 March 2008 03:53 UTC

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"Some clients" such as OS X, which I gather is heavily represented here

(Yes, there are _some_ things the macs don't do better.)

Ben (who is in fact using 10.5.2 and appreciates the separate SSIDs)

On Mar 10, 2008, at 11:27 PM, Clint Chaplin wrote:

> "Some clients" for a/b/g adapters don't allow the user to specify
> which band to use.  Thus, by splitting the SSIDs, you can allow the
> user to pick which band they use.
>
> On 3/10/08, Iljitsch van Beijnum <iljitsch@muada.com> wrote:
>> On 10 mrt 2008, at 22:17, Clint Chaplin wrote:
>>
>>>> To use this network, associate with the beaconed SSID of "ietf" for
>>>> 802.11a/b/g/n and "ietf-a" for 802.11a/n.
>>
>>> I thought "ietf" gave you b/g only, and "ietf-a" gave you a/n only.
>>> Or was the statement that "n" is on the 5GHz band only a  
>>> misstatement?
>>
>>
>> Why are these separate SSIDs, anyway?
>>
>
>
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> Clint (JOATMON) Chaplin
> Principal Engineer
> Corporate Standardization (US)
> SISA
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